29 July 2016 - 17:31
  • News Code: 265945
Governor: Electricity Failure Caused Fire

TEHRAN, July 29 (Shana) – Governor of Kermanshah Province Fazlollah Ranjbar said on Friday that fault in the power transmission system had been the cause of inferno in Bistoon Petrochemical Company on Friday.

Ranjbar told Shana that early estimates show discrepancy in the power system of the unit had resulted in fire in one of the storage tanks in the facility.

He said the Islamic Republic Red Crescent Society personnel, firefighters and fire extinguishing staff of Bistoon thermal power plant are now busy trying to contain the fire.

He hoped that the fire will be totally extinguished shortly through assistance of the staff of the Bistoon petchem company.
The governor said the fire occurred in a storage tank of basic materials of the company.

Bistoon Petrochemical Company lies on Karbalan Highway and in vicinity of Kagieh village and 15kms east of Kermanshah.
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